Earshot Jazz – A Tuba to Cuba

This event took place on Nov 1, 2018

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

T.G. Herrington & Danny Clinch
US & Cuba
1h 47m


The leader of New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band seeks to fulfill his late father’s dream of retracing their musical roots to the shores of Cuba in search of the indigenous music that gave birth to New Orleans jazz. A Tuba to Cuba celebrates the triumph of the human spirit expressed through the universal language of music and challenges us to resolve to build bridges, not walls.

T.G. Herrington and Danny Clinch’s exhilarating record of a journey to Cuba (and so much more) by the PHJB is very likely to become a classic of the music documentary genre, filled with so much energy, elation, and inspiration that not even an endless PBS fundraiser could drain it of its vitality.” – Michael King, Austin Chronicle

Clinch’s work is extraordinary, and his expertise as a photographer is shown in this film, as the film is absolutely gorgeous to look at from a visual standpoint. Clinch’s photography sensibilities really come out in this film when the band is going through Havana and Santiago in Cuba, and … New Orleans looks gorgeous.” – Jake Salinas, Movie Talk with Jake Salinas

The verdict? We are one place and one people, born to combat despair, oppression, and poverty with ingenuity, humor, and the music that transcends all of it.” – Patrick Hipes, Deadline

Official Selection:

  • South by Southwest 24 Beats Per Second 2018
  • New Orleans Film Festival 2018
  • Fairhope Film Festival 2018
  • Tallgrass Film Festival 2018

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